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Paradise Valley by C. J. Box


Paradise Valley by C. J. Box

PARADISE VALLEY... THE END OF THE ROAD. For three years, Chief Investigator Cassandra 'Cassie' Dewell has been hunting the Lizard King. Twice she has come close to taking him, but this time she surely has him. The trap is set and baited. What happens next will cost three policemen their lives and Cassie her job. But she can't give up the hunt - she refuses to believe the charred body they pull from the flames is the Lizard King's. Tracking two missing fourteen-year-old boys, Cassie - alone - takes to the road. A road from which, quite possibly, there is no return. A road that ends in Paradise Valley.


'The gripping plot soon makes it difficult to take a break for reasons other than a house fire or other major emergency, and the final pages produce a satisying conclusion. It's great stuff'
Crime Review

. 'After a heart-in-mouth opening sequence, you're along for the ride across North Dakota and Montana and into the heart of an American nightmare. Breathtakingly good
The Sunday Times Crime Club Star Pick

. 'Box is not only an exemplary writer of crime novels; he is also a rancher, hunter and guide to the outback. As this might suggest, his work sports a vibrant response to countryside and nature
Financial Times


About the Author

C. J. Box

C. J. Box is the winner of an Anthony Award, the Prix Calibre .38, the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award and the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Novel. His novels are US bestsellers and have been translated into 21 languages. Box lives with his family outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Author photo © Roger Carey

Recent critical acclaim for C J Box:

'another cracking thriller packed with suspense' Daily Mirror

'Gripping and expertly constructed' The Sunday Times

'One of the best thrillers of the year. C J Box owes me a night's sleep' Tess Gerritsen

'An unusual, intelligent thriller that resonates long after the last page is turned' George Pelacanos

'A non-stop thrill ride that has you rooting for the characters every step of the way' Harlan Coben

'One of today's solid gold A list must-read thrillers' Lee Child

'Box delivers the goods' Robert Crais

'In the crowded field of crime fiction, C J Box has quickly established himself as an original voice. he is fresh, captivating, and has something to say' Michael Connelly

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Publication date

8th March 2018


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384 pages


Thriller / suspense



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